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Wordless Wednesday: Desserts, Gluten Free


Is School Closed for Harvest?

So, here we are, almost a month and a half after beginning our school year.  How has it gone?  Well, we garden…and we understand intimately why pioneer schools were often rather empty during harvest season. Between salsa making, picking squashes, canning applesauce, and more, we have had many fewer full school days than we wished.   […]

Weekly Wrap Up: Over 120 Jars

In our life this week… Monday:  canned salsa and salsa juice. Tuesday: cancelled our preserving plans due to porcupine quills in one of the dogs, a skunk in the live trap, and glasses lost in the raspberry patch. Wednesday:  canned applesauce. Thursday:  canned salsa and salsa juice. Friday:  canned apple slices Sure, we did a […]

Wordless Wednesday: Pickled Vegetables and a Carrot


Wordless Wednesday: Current Projects

  Since we may have frost in our little valley tomorrow night, and since our garden tomatoes and peppers are late, we bought 75 lbs of tomatoes and half a bushel of peppers.  They are now in the freezer, and we are tired but happy.

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